Left to right: Sam Napolitano (Chief Financial Officer), Rob Padilla (Vice President Phoenix Division Manager), Steve Padilla (President and CEO),
Chuck English (Vice President Southwest Division Manager), Pat Haynes (Director Of Human Resources) and Allen Andrews (Senior Vice President).
Steve Padilla, President and CEOSteve began his career with Hunter Contracting upon graduating with a B.S. in Engineering and Construction from Arizona State University. Hired as an estimator, Steve rose through the ranks of management and remains hands on in mentoring all of the leaders in the road, water resources and development projects that have built Hunter’s success over the years. Born and raised in Miami, Arizona, Steve has an affinity for the state of Arizona and lives out the values of his small town roots by giving back to the community for all the opportunities he has received. Steve was Chairman of the Board of AGC, a founding member of the ASU Alliance for Construction Excellence and serves on the Executive Committee of the Del E. Webb School of Construction Advisory Council. Steve was handed the reins of Hunter Contracting in 1996 for his unwavering commitment to quality construction and business integrity, which have made Hunter the Contractor of Choice in the Southwest.
Allen Andrews, Senior Vice PresidentAllen, with a B.S. in Construction Engineering from Arizona State University, began his career at Hunter in 1978 as a Jr. Estimator. Like the rest of the leadership team at Hunter, Allen moved up through the ranks from the field to operations management to his current position as Senior Vice President. Overseeing Safety, Training and Equipment Resources, Allen has been instrumental in building the corporate philosophy, “safety is everyone's responsibility.” And through that philosophy, Hunter has created a competitive advantage in the marketplace by minimizing risk to our employees, our business partners and project owners through a comprehensive training and safety protocol for which we are rewarded everyday.
Sam Napolitano, Chief Financial OfficerHaving served as CFO and Financial Consultant for several growth-oriented corporations, Sam came to Hunter during an explosive growth period and has been instrumental in supporting Hunter’s management team as we have expanded into new markets and service areas. A CPA by trade, Sam built a resume that is heavy on strategic financial planning and operational cost-control modeling. The entrepreneurial spirit that drives his hands on managerial style will continue to be an invaluable component of Hunter’s long-term success.
Chuck English, Vice President Southwest Division ManagerChuck graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and began his career with Hunter Contracting shortly thereafter. He worked his way up through the Highway Division to his current role as V.P. of Construction Operations. In 1993 Hunter chose Chuck to manage the opening of a second division located in Tucson. Chuck built the Tucson Division into a regional player in the construction market - taking on significant work for ADOT and other highway projects throughout Southern Arizona. Under his leadership, the Tucson Division has grown to encompass Federal construction contracts for the Department of Homeland Security as well as the Corps of Engineers with work at military bases around the Southwest including: Davis Monthan AFB and Ft Bliss in El Paso, TX.
Rob Padilla, Vice President Phoenix Division ManagerRob joined Hunter Contracting in 1973 while still attending Arizona State University. His 35 year career at Hunter Contracting has been focused on Construction Management for Hunter’s Highway Division—managing both General Contract work as well as Alternate Delivery Methods including CMAR, Design/Build, and Job Order Contracting. Rob’s management skills have allowed Hunter to take on increasingly sophisticated infrastructure work that requires hands-on coordination and exemplary project controls. He excels at building relationships of trust with our partners and project owners, and mentors that skill set into all of our project teams.
Pat Haynes, Director Of Human ResourcesPat has over 25 years experience in various industries assisting business leaders with complex organizational challenges. She has a passion for aligning business objectives with people practices and advancing organizational effectiveness. Prior to coming to Hunter, Pat ran a successful human resources consulting practice and was a volunteer mediator for Maricopa County Justice Courts. Pat attended Arizona State University and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), the professional certification given by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).